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El Paso Del Norte: Stories On The Border

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In his short-fiction debut, El Paso native Richard Yanez examines Chicano lives rooted in the border region of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Paperback, First, 152 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by University of Nevada Press
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Liz
I am impartial about this book. It certainly wasn't bad. Some of the stories were beautiful -- very human. Others, I felt, fell into the realm of stereotype -- some of those felt like "issue" stories as opposed to character stories. Overall, it wasn't a bad book, but I'd probably recommend An Island Like You to a student before I'd recommend this one.
Josette
An influencial book for my writing--getting a sense of place and exploring adolescent voice.
AJ
Loved it!!!!
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Richard Yañez was born and raised on the U.S.-México Border. He is the author of EL PASO DEL NORTE: STORIES ON THE BORDER. His novel, CROSS OVER WATER, was published in spring 2011, also by the University of Nevada Press. His work has appeared in LITERARY EL PASO, HECHO EN TEJAS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF TEXAS MEXICAN LITERATURE, and U.S. LATINO LITERATURE TODAY. A graduate of New Mexico State University a ...more
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